Tag: federal-parliamentary system

Meritocracy Will be in Short Supply During This Week’s Election in The Philippines

Defining meritocracy One of the defining features that separates advanced societies from those that are either evolving or primitive, is that the most successful and most highly advanced societies are formed on a meritocratic basis. Meritocracy is equality in action and it expresses itself in society by rewarding those who […]

Proposals For Genuine Constitutional Reform in The Philippines

Editor’s introduction: With Philippine House Speaker¬†Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s Congressional proposals for constitutional reform falling well short of the wholesale reform required to modernise the governance and economy of The Philippines, Eurasia Future’s director Adam Garrie has formally endorsed the suggestions for meaningful constitutional¬†reform in The Philippines as drafted by Orion […]

Duterte Endorses Bongbong Marcos as His Successor Using Highly Parliamentary Language

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has become skilled at trolling his increasingly few but increasingly outspoken critics who congregate around the opposition Liberal Party. Duterte has made no secret of the fact that he believes the current Vice President (elected separately to the President)¬†Leni Robredo is not up to the task […]

A Rejection of Federal-Parliamentary Reforms in The Philippines is a Rejection of National Confidence

A confident nation is able to withstand a great leap into the unknown while a nation aware of its problems but too timid to apply the correct solutions to these problems will see its economic, social and political conditions continue to deteriorate. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s proposed federal reforms and […]